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LXXXIII. An Account of an Eciipfe of the
Moon, 2 2d November 1760, obferved in
Surrey-Street in the Strand, London ; by
James Short, M. A. F. R. S.
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Read Dec. u, TT^Enumbra very fenfible at 7 26 o
17 o. j--- B e gj nn j n g f theed'pfeat 7 39 o
Quantity of obfcuration = 17' 36" at - - 8 49 o
Moon's diameter almoft parallel to the ho- 7
^ri ZO n = 3 '.5i"at - } « 53 o
End of the eciipfe at ------ 10 80
LXXXIV. An Account of the Cafe of a
young Man, who had loft the life of his
Hands by cleanfng Brafs Wire ; by Mr.
Samuel More, Apothecary in Jermyn-
Street. Communicated by Charles Morton,
M. D. Secretary to the Royal Society.
Read Dec. n, /-jr^HE diforders, to which mechanics
710, j^ are unavo i,3 a biy f u bje&ed by their
employments, have exercifed the pens of feveral in-
genious writers ; among whom I would not prefume
to appear, but that, I hope, the publifhing the fol-
lowing cafe may be of fome fervice : for I am cer-
tain, every one, who has been in the leaft converfant
with the labouring people of this town, muft fre-
quently have obferved their hands in a condition